Action of a Las Vegas shooting victim when visited by President goes viral

A video posted to his Facebook page by Thomas Gunderson, a victim of the Las Vegas terrorist attack is going viral.

President Donald Trump while in Las Vegas to meet with first and second responders also made time to meet with the victims and others affected by the Las Vegas terrorist attack that occurred days earlier.

Mr. Gunderson, hospitalized because of a gunshot wound to the leg and in excruciating pain, upon awareness that President Trump was paying him a visit, forced himself to stand as Trump entered the room paying ultimate respect to the Office of the Presidency.

See video below:

The Blaze by Carlos Garcia

On Las Vegas shooting victim’s inspiring statement of respect for the presidency has gone viral after he posted it on Facebook….
Why did he force himself to stand?

…He explained why he pushed through the pain in his Facebook post.

“I will never lie down when the President of this great country comes to shake my hand!” he wrote. “There may be plenty of issues in this country but I will always respect my country, my president and my flag.”

“Shot in the leg or not, I will stand to show my President the respect he deserves!” he concluded.

Gunderson slowly and painfully stands in the video after first lady Melania Trump arrives, and President Trump heads towards him[…]

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As of this posting, Mr. Gunderson video has garnered more than 13 1/4 million views.

See also Mr. Gunderson’s early FB post here.

Praying for and wishing this patriot and the other victims of the Las Vegas terrorist attack a speedy recovery.

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